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Latitude: 53.3557 / 53°21'20"N
Longitude: -2.3434 / 2°20'36"W
OS Eastings: 377238
OS Northings: 384362
OS Grid: SJ772843
Mapcode National: GBR DY2M.GT
Mapcode Global: WH98V.ZX7C
Entry Name: Church of St Elizabeth
Listing Date: 20 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139584
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58384
Location: Ashley, Cheshire East, WA14
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Ashley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Ashley St Elizabeth
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 78 SE ASHLEY C.P. ASHLEY ROAD
4/9 Church of St Elizabeth
Church. 1880. By the Honourable Wilbraham Egerton MP. Red English
garden wall bond brick and terracotta, red tile roof. Broad,
aisleless plan. Nave, chancel, transepts, N.E. vestry and south-west
porch. Nave elevation: 3 bays have windows of free perpendicular
form; corbel table with chevron moulding between; gabled buttresses
with setbacks. Transept windows Decorated. Chancel windows are
arcuated triangles containing 3 trefoils. East end gabled with window
of Decorated form. West front: angle buttresses and deep nave
buttresses, stepped and gable capped. Range of 3 lancet windows with
colonnettes between and trefoil heads of moulded brick, trefoil
rose-window of rubbed brick with semi-circular lead moulding.
Bellcote of 2 lancets one containing a bell with quatrefoil and
gargoyles above. South-west porch has gabled roof. Hollow chamfered
entrance arch of rubbed brick with chevron moulding to gable. Scissor
beam roof truss, original iron gates and lanterns.
Interior: has arched beams on stone corbels, diagonal panelling to
roof. Hammer beams in chancel. The Honorable Wilbraham Egerton
became 2nd Baron Egerton of Tatton in 1883 and was created Viscount
Salford and Earl Egerton of Tatton in 1887; he designed the smoking
room and family entrance at Tatton Park and there are architectural
drawings for further schemes by him amongst the estate papers.
Listing NGR: SJ7723884362
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